Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

This week: Rolling in it

Thursday seemed an appropriate day for insurtech Hippo to announce the outcome of its latest funding round – with temperatures reaching 38°C in places, the urge to emulate the mud-wallowing tendencies of its namesake animal became more and more tempting.

Analysis: The future of pricing - Tightening the noose

The dual pricing noose is slowly tightening around the insurance industry’s neck. Its laudable attempts to escape from the regulatory hangman seem increasingly futile as the pressure is mounting on the Financial Conduct Authority to take action.

This week: Court's adjourned?

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s decapitated head kicked off its last outing on our television screens this week as the FCA counts down to the PPI deadline on 29 August. However, as one battle comes to an end, another may be just beginning.

This week: Dual pricing and sexual harassment claims

For a while now the insurance industry has been under the spotlight for the sheer volume of sexual harassment allegations its faced. And after Post reported this week the suspension of a senior boss at Marsh sister company Guy Carpenter, following…

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